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Māori Party secures more support for Māori housing

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 3:08 pm | The Maori Party

Supporting whānau Māori to improve their housing conditions, is a key aim of the $35.3 million the Māori Party has secured. More >>

Māori Party secures essential funding for Whānau Ora

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 3:00 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party co-leaders are proud to announce a 29% increase to the current level of funding for Whānau Ora outcomes. “Whānau remain at the core of Māori Party decision making and Budget 2015 reflects this” says Hon Te Ururoa Flavell. More >>

Māori Party delivers for vulnerable whānau

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 2:59 pm | The Maori Party

For the first time in 43 years, as a result of the Māori Party’s relentless focus on supporting whānau, and through the establishment of the Ministerial Committee on Poverty, $790 million in support today through Budget 2015 will be directed towards ... More >>

Māori intelligence and innovation on point

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 9:16 am | The Maori Party

“Bring on the smart Māori,” says Māori Party co-leader Marama Fox in response to Māori throughout New Zealand taking up support secured by the party to advance tāngata whenua innovation. More >>

Unjust requirements on Māori wards

Saturday, 16 May 2015, 12:47 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is disappointed but not surprised by the outcome of the referendum on the establishment of Māori wards for the New Plymouth District Council (NPDC). More >>

Māori Party Welcomes Māori Centre of Research Excellence

Monday, 11 May 2015, 5:39 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is pleased that funding for a Māori Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) for the next five years has been confirmed. Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga was announced as one of the four new CoRE to receive funding by the Tertiary Education, ... More >>

The Māori Party mourns the loss of a great orator

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 1:11 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders, Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell, have today expressed their deep sadness at the sudden passing of a statesman and tribal leader, Ērima Henare of Te Aupōuri, Ngāi Takoto, Ngāti Kuri, Ngāti Kahu, Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti ... More >>

He maimai aroha – Henrietta Maxwell

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 8:58 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party laments the loss of kuia Henrietta Maxwell; an inspirational pioneer in the revitalisation of te reo rangatira; a founding champion of the kōhanga reo movement and a beloved mother and nanny to many mokopuna throughout Aotearoa. More >>

Poroporoaki – Monty Ohia

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 9:04 am | The Maori Party

Iri te rau kawakawa, iri ki whare aituā. He piki raukura, he kōtore huia, ka whatia ka ngaro ki Pāerau, ka ngaro whakaoti atu. Āpiti hono, tātai hono, ko te hunga mate ki te hunga mate. Āpiti hono, tātai hono, ko tātou te kanohi kitea ki a tātou ... More >>

The Māori Party mourns the loss of Lady Martha Taiaroa

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 8:55 am | The Maori Party

Ngarue ana te whenua, ngaoko ana te moana i te hinganga o ngā totara o te wao, ā, mō wai ana tērā i te maunga o ngā kākā haetara. More >>

Māori Party letter to the Australian Prime Minister

Monday, 20 April 2015, 1:24 pm | The Maori Party

Tēnā koe Hon Tony Abbott, We write to you to voice our condemnation at the forced closure of Aboriginal communities in Australia as a result of your government’s policies. We ask that your government honour its obligations to Australia’s First ... More >>

Freedom at last for Teina Pora

Monday, 30 March 2015, 4:57 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is relieved that the Privy Council has cleared the final legal hurdle for Teina Pora who was wrongfully convicted of murder and sent to prison for 22 years. More >>

Māori Party committed to addressing whānau poverty

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 9:19 am | The Maori Party

As the only political party in the history of New Zealand politics to establish a Ministerial Committee on Poverty, the Māori Party remains committed to dealing with whānau poverty. More >>

Māori Party proud of recognition for founding co-leader

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 4:27 pm | The Maori Party

Founding Māori Party co-leader Hon Dame Tariana Turia will be presented with the Luther L. Terry Award for Exemplary Leadership in Tobacco Control at an international conference in Abu Dhabi this week. The American Cancer Society has selected Mrs Turia ... More >>

SPEECH: New Zealand Flag Referendum Bill First Reading

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 9:33 pm | The Maori Party

I am also pleased to be part of the cross-parliamentary team that has established to engage with this issue, to ensure the debate has integrity and that we put in place a process to create public confidence in the nature of the debate. But I want ... More >>

Māori Party congratulates England on standardised packaging

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 3:36 pm | The Maori Party

England has followed Ireland and Australia in passing legislation to reduce the appeal of cigarettes by introducing standardised packaging. “We think it’s a fantastic victory for public health in England and we ask our Government to show ... More >>

Debate on the Budget Policy Statement

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 12:12 pm | The Maori Party

MARAMA FOX (Co-Leader—Māori Party): Kia ora, e te Mana Whakawā. Nei rā te mihi atu ki a koe me te Whare**. Last week I was in Christchurch where in fact just about the whole of Māoridom was there, and there I witnessed the power and the magnificence ... More >>

Justice at last for Teina Pora and his whānau

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 9:04 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party says today is a great day for Teina Pora and those of his family who stood by him. More >>

Ireland shows the way with plain packaging tobacco law

Saturday, 28 February 2015, 2:54 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party congratulates the Irish Government for passing plain packaging tobacco legislation this week. More >>

Maori Party Focus On 2017

Friday, 27 February 2015, 9:11 am | The Maori Party

President Naida Glavish has announced that the Māori Party will not be fielding a candidate in the upcoming Northland by-election. More >>



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